of Illinois at Chicago Office of Public Affairs (MC 288)
601 S. Morgan St., Chicago, IL 60607-7113, (312) 996-3456, www.uic.edu/depts/paff
HEALTH EXPERTS DISCUSS BIOTERRORISM AT UIC CONFERENCE
Public Health's Response," a forum to assess the preparedness of the
public health system, both locally and nationally. The forum is sponsored
by the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. In
the wake of the Sept.11 attacks, a panel of experts will discuss the
current climate of interest and concern related to bioterrorism and
how public health experts should best inform the public about biological
threats without causing unnecessary panic or alarm.
Gary Slutkin, UIC School of Public Health and director of the Chicago
Project for Violence Prevention (moderator and presenter)
Bernard Turnock, UIC School of Public Health and director of the Illinois
Public Health Preparedness Center
Pamela Diaz, director of Infectious Diseases, Chicago Department of
Mark Dworkin, state epidemiologist, Illinois Department of Public
Golash, laboratory manager of special bacteriology and the Bioterrorism
Unit, Illinois Department of Public Health
include public health professionals, practitioners and advocates,
as well as members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation, the Illinois
General Assembly, Chicago City Council and Cook County Board of Commissioners.
College of Pharmacy Auditorium (134-1), 833 S. Wood St.
Noon to 2 p.m.
Susan Scrimshaw, dean, UIC School of Public Health
Public Health Grand Rounds